With characteristic directness, Tony Blair has picked a fight with Nicola Sturgeon, likening the Scottish National party’s political strategy to that of a caveman.
Scotland may have voted to remain in the UK, but a new report highlights that Scots favour much more devolution than on offer.
One issue has not been discussed by the Labour leadership candidates - electoral reform - could be back on the agenda. Here's why Labour should back change.
The government suffered a heavy setback in the House of Lords after peers rejected its plans to establish English votes for English laws (Evel), voting in favour of establishing a committee to examine and further debate its proposals.
Yvette Cooper, the shadow home secretary, has rejected a poll conducted by YouGov for the Times showing Jeremy Corbyn on course to win the Labour leadership election, with a 17-point lead ahead of the other candidates on first preference votes.
The Labour party is “crying out for leadership” after it made a messof Monday night’s vote on the government’s welfare bill, leadership hopeful Andy Burnham has said.
The Scottish National party defied convention to occupy the Opposition benches in the House of Commons, shortly after party leaders claimed they were the only “real opposition” to the Conservative government.
UKIP ended up with just one MP in May, but the party still has a role to play.
Labour’s disarray over the government’s welfare policy and the party’s wider divisions over the best response to the general election defeat were underlined when 48 Labour MPs, just under a quarter of the parliamentary party, defied their whips and voted against the welfare bill at second reading.
Labour needs to return to its roots and give power to the people, Liz Kendall has said, arguing that the party’s impulse has too often been “to regulate, to restrict, to fix, or ban”.
There was a time when German political commentators loved to compare Angela Merkel to Margaret Thatcher.
The prime minister can trigger the two-year process of negotiating the UK’s withdrawal from the EU without a vote in parliament, government lawyers have advised.
The Green party has announced its list of candidates to succeed Natalie Bennett as leader, with the joint ticket of Caroline Lucas, the party’s only MP, and Jonathan Bartley, its work and pensions spokesman, the clear favourite against four other candidates.